A compendions Welsh grammar, by W. Gambold. To which is added a short English and Welsh vocabulary

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Page 30 - There are three degrees of comparison ; the positive, the comparative, and the superlative.
Page 37 - Impersonals are such as have no persons except the third person singular only; as...
Page 24 - Gambold's to assist in the finding out of the proper Gender of the Substantive given, provided the Substantive begin with one or other of the mutable Consonants. RULE. Any word, beginning with any of the mutable consonants, except...
Page 27 - II. By either changing the Singular Vowel, with an addition; or by adding another Vowel to the ultimate Vowel of the Singular, and without an addition. Of...
Page 8 - Note, . that some had rather call this an Auxiliary, than a Letter ; because it serves only to aspirate the foregoing Conso'nants, as ch, ph., th ; or the following Vowels, as ha, he, 8ic.
Page 29 - Gar, given or addicted to; as, llettygar, given to hospitality; gwingar, given or addicted to wine. Ig, generally relating to a country or place; as, Seisnig, Cymreig, dinesig, mynyddig, of or belonging to England, Wales, the city, the mountain: and sometimes quality; as, gwenwynig, poisonous.
Page 33 - Cardinal Numbers have no Plural, when put in apposition or in composition with their Substantives ; though their Substantives, at the same time, may be either Singulars or Plurals : as, Tri, gwr, tri-wyr.
Page 28 - Of those that are made plurals only by adding another vowel to the ultimate vowel of the singular, observe, That many adjectives, having a for their ultimate vowel in the singular, are made plurals, either by subjoining i to that a; as, llydan, pl.
Page 89 - Y, is placed before Consonants and w ; as, Y gwr, the Man ; Y wraig, the woman. And in the Southern Dialect it is placed before I ; as, Y iaith, for Yr iaith.
Page 54 - ... cases) first, the affirmative adverb a next, and the verb last. But these two last forms are seldom used in any other mood but the Indicative. These several forms will the more plainly appear by the examples following, INDICATIVE MOOD. PRESENT TENSE. — I am, thou art, &c. SINGULAR PLURAL 1 Dysgir fi 1 Dysgir ni 2 Dysgir di 2 Dysgir chwi 3 Dysgir ef or hi 3 Dysgir hwynt. 1 Gwrandewir fi 1 Gwrandewir ni 2 Gwrandewir di 2 Gwrandewir chwi 3 Gwrandewir ef or hi 3 Gwrandewir hwynt. Periphrastical...

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